Stephen Langton

1150 - 1228

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Stephen Langton (c. 1150 – 9 July 1228) was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Canterbury between 1207 and his death in 1228. The dispute between King John of England and Pope Innocent III over his election was a major factor in the crisis which produced Magna Carta in 1215. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Langton has received more than 359,914 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Stephen Langton is the 1,265th most popular religious figure (up from 1,295th in 2019), the 1,598th most popular biography from United Kingdom (up from 1,670th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Stephen Langton ranks 1,265 out of 2,272Before him are Giovanni Lajolo, John of Patmos, Franjo Šeper, Babylas of Antioch, Ajahn Chah, and Virginia Centurione Bracelli. After him are Franz König, Danilo I, Metropolitan of Cetinje, Claudio Acquaviva, Philotheus I of Constantinople, Gaëtan Dugas, and David Wilkerson.

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Among people born in 1150, Stephen Langton ranks 20Before him are John of Matha, Arnold of Torroja, Amalric of Bena, Peter II of Bulgaria, Bonanno Pisano, and Jacopo Tiepolo. After him are Urraca of Portugal, Vitale II Michiel, Heinrich von Veldeke, Conon de Béthune, Mstislav III of Kiev, and Benedetto Antelami. Among people deceased in 1228, Stephen Langton ranks 5Before him are Isabella II of Jerusalem, Stefan the First-Crowned, Robert I, Latin Emperor, and Maria of Courtenay. After him are Mstislav Mstislavich and Aimeric de Peguilhan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stephen Langton ranks 1,598 out of 6,924Before him are Michael Owen (1979), John Fletcher (1579), Jeff Lynne (1947), John Muir (1838), Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom (1770), and Beau Brummell (1778). After him are Anthony Blunt (1907), Wendy Hiller (1912), Francis Rossi (1949), Eileen Essell (1922), Havelock Ellis (1859), and Clarke Abel (1780).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Stephen Langton ranks 42Before him are Julian of Norwich (1342), Reginald Pole (1500), Oswald of Northumbria (604), Stephen Harding (1059), Cuthbert (635), and Rafael Merry del Val (1865). After him are John Smyth (1570), Dunstan (909), Malo (487), Saint Alban (300), Willibald (700), and Richard Williamson (1940).